Jeff Burnham, currently deputy chief in Lincoln, New Hampshire, will take over the Springfield department on Sept. 1.
Raul Cardona was being held without bail, charged with murdering one of four suspects in a kidnapping case.
One of the four suspects in the Springfield kidnapping last Saturday was shot and killed in Bennington on Wednesday.
The prison in Springfield reported 39 Covid cases among incarcerated people on Friday, the most of any facility within the Vermont Department of Corrections.
After a hospitalization, a brief road closure and a minor waterway contamination, the Route 11-Bellows Road intersection was reopened.
In two separate incidents, thieves took tools and stole a truck from the parks and rec department. Earlier in June, Springfield business owners confronted the Selectboard to recount their own experiences with burglaries.
JELD-WEN, a window and door manufacturer, laid off 80 workers at its North Springfield site on Wednesday, and plans to let go of 10 more. The state Department of Labor aims to connect those who lost their jobs with local firms looking for workers.
A JELD-WEN spokesperson said the company plans to lay off roughly 10 more workers when it closes its Springfield facility.
People are elected to manage their cities or schools. Citizens like the one in Barre like flashpoints and run on single issues, but fail to look at the bigger picture, from roads to housing to school lunch to diversity. Perhaps their real agenda is disruption.
Following a spate of gunfire incidents this year, a murder this week brought concerns to a new level. Some townspeople said they don’t worry about crime, while others appeared exasperated.
Police said they discovered the homemade bomb in Anibal Castro Jr.’s bedroom while investigating his father in connection with an April shooting on Valley Street, the site of three shootings in the last two months.
The “North Star” name aims to emphasize the way care teams work to help patients “identify their health-related priorities,” by helping them reduce stress, sleep better or eat healthier, the organization said.
Timothy Arbuckle, who was initially charged with second-degree murder as an accessory in the death of Vincent Tamburello Jr. on a softball field in Chester in 2008, eventually pleaded guilty to the lesser charge of aggravated assault and was given a five- to 12-year sentence, all suspended but for three years, in 2020.
The town experienced three shootings in one month on Valley Street. Meanwhile, the police department is down to five of a desired 12 patrollers. At least two more officers, including the chief, will leave by year’s end.